Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.44% 11.75% 9.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.70% 12.18% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 24
Belfast median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -27.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £28,750 £12,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £57,000 £71,125
County Antrim median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.29% -27.00% +29.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 433 353 270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 96.45% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 310 216 208
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £27,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,375 £61,250
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £35,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.48% -11.88% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.27%) C#
6 14 (25.45%) Spring
6 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
7 13 (23.64%) HTML
7 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
8 12 (21.82%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (21.82%) OO
9 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Python
11 9 (16.36%) Web Services
11 9 (16.36%) Scala
12 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.55%) Node.js
12 8 (14.55%) HTML5
12 8 (14.55%) XML
12 8 (14.55%) Oracle
12 8 (14.55%) JUnit
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.55%) Maven
12 8 (14.55%) Coaching
13 7 (12.73%) Java 8
13 7 (12.73%) Test Automation

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Serverless
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) npm
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.45%) Blockchain
3 3 (5.45%) Hazelcast
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) JUnit
2 8 (14.55%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) Gradle
3 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
5 3 (5.45%) Spock
6 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Spring
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.36%) Web Services
5 8 (14.55%) HTML5
5 8 (14.55%) Node.js
5 8 (14.55%) XML
6 7 (12.73%) JSON
7 6 (10.91%) Java EE
8 5 (9.09%) CSS
8 5 (9.09%) JAX-RS
8 5 (9.09%) JAX-WS
8 5 (9.09%) React
8 5 (9.09%) RESTful
9 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.27%) JMS
9 4 (7.27%) REST
9 4 (7.27%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.45%) JAXB
10 3 (5.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.09%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
5 12 (21.82%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.55%) Coaching
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.09%) BDD
9 5 (9.09%) OOD
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.27%) MVC
10 4 (7.27%) Open Source
10 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) Python
4 9 (16.36%) Scala
5 7 (12.73%) Java 8
6 4 (7.27%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.64%) ES6
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) FXall
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.82%) Reuters